ACL-American Cruise Lines unveils 3 new small ships for the 2023-2024 season

   December 1, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

ACL-American Cruise Lines announced 3 new small ships, 10 brand new itineraries, and 21 new ports of call for the 2023-2024 season.

The company published its new 2023-2024 brochure and all voyages are available to book online.

In 2023, ACL will have a total of 17 small ships exploring 35 different states along 50+ itineraries, including 11+ itineraries on the Mississippi River.

All of ACL’s small ships/riverboats accommodate fewer than 200 passengers and can be viewed via virtual tours on ACL’s website.

In 2023, ACL is introducing 3 new small ships: a 6th modern riverboat coming to the Mississippi in April, American Serenade (175-passenger sistership to 2022’s American Symphony), and two 109-passenger "Coastal Cats" - American Glory and American Eagle (the first two units in the 12-ship "Project Blue" fleet announced earlier in 2022). Glory and Eagle will sail East Coast USA itineraries, beginning in August and October 2023.

ACL is also introducing 10 new itineraries in 2023-2024, exploring a total of 21 new ports from San Francisco CA to Key West FL, to Sag Harbor NY. New voyages include the line’s first-ever California journey, an 8-day round-trip San Francisco Bay Cruise highlighting Napa and wine country; a 15-day National Parks & Legendary Rivers itinerary including an 8-day voyage on the Columbia & Snake Rivers and a 7-day trip through three National Parks - Grand Teton, Glacier, and Yellowstone; and an 8-day Tennessee Rivers voyage between Chattanooga and Nashville TN.

In 2024, ACL will offer adventurous voyages in Florida and the Keys along with several new itineraries that highlight coastal New England and Maine.

American Serenade cruise ship

The personalized destination-focused sailings of ACL visit only domestic ports along both the East & West Coasts, Alaska to Florida, as well as the major rivers in-between, from Hudson to Mississippi to Columbia and Snake. Mississippi River itineraries also explore Cumberland, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers.